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Contemporary war poems

  • 43 Pages
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  • English
American Association for International Conciliation , New York
World War, 1914-1918 -- Poetry, War poetry, Ame
Statementwith an introduction by John Erskine.
SeriesInternational conciliation,, [no. 85a]
LC ClassificationsD526.2 .E7
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6576444M
LC Control Number15010056

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Who Needs a Story. is the first anthology of contemporary poetry from Eritrea ever published, and War and Peace in Contemporary Eritrean Poetry is the first book on the. 10 classic war poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle.

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Unrivaled in its range and intensity, the poetry of World War I continues to have a powerful effect on readers. This newly edited anthology reflects the diverse experiences of those who lived through the war, bringing together the words of poets, soldiers, and civilians affected by the conflict.

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